I hear a lot of excuses for why people do not homeschool. Those excuses are always followed simply by me telling someone I homeschool. While I am not judging you for sending your kids to a traditional school and while I could care less for your reasons why you do not homeschool (see 10 Things Homeschool … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Try Homeschooling Before School Starts
Super exciting, Right? My first book (of many I hope) is now available on Amazon and Etsy through County Road Publications. I am super excited! My collection of poetry has been a long time coming. I titled my collection 'Lost Poems of a Functioning Mother' because some of these poems I thought were lost, I … Continue reading My Book Is Out!
I wrote a book and I am super excited to share it with you! I lost a daughter in 2014. This was my first and only experience with a baby who was born still. I wrote about this birth experience as a guest on Heavenly Treasures. Which you can read here. The journey through losing … Continue reading Poetry Book Kick-Off Giveaway
Guess what I woke up to today? This outside of my window. Yes, it is April 9th in Maine and this is what I see outside of my window. So wasn't I beyond thrilled when this came to my door. Oh, man was I relieved! This is just what I needed on a … Continue reading It is That Time of the Month to Treat Yourself
1 Year of ABCmouse for $45! That is 62% Off! This is an awesome sale! The ABC Mouse program has been beyond vital for my family and our homeschooling journey. My public school going family members have also had amazing success with the ABC Mouse Program. The $45 Sale will run from March 28th - … Continue reading ABCmouse Spring $45 Sale!
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30 Isn't that … Continue reading When Life Is Crazy
Do you have that mum friend who has it all together? She volunteers, she brings you coffee, always remembers snack, is always starting new events and programs, has perfect children or has wild children and yet she is still smiling and keeping her cool. Do you have that mum friend? When was the last time … Continue reading Did you check in on your mum friends today?
I love Continue to Give! I have had a really positive experience using it. I have been using Continue To Give for my online giving program. You should check it out yourself. The program makes giving easy because people can give with Text, App, Kiosk, or on the website. Their rates are low, and they … Continue reading Online Giving Program
I have signed up for the Purposeful Mom 5 Days To A Stronger Devotional Life. The days I receive her emails I will be writing what I think, feel, read, etc. This is a great way to encourage all my readers to think about becoming closer to God as well as to build your trust in me. … Continue reading Day 2 The Purposeful Mom Stronger Devotional Life Program
Life is hard. I am not complaining, I am one of the lucky people who love their life and I hope you are too. But we can't deny it isn't hard. One of the hardest things though is finding time and ways to take care of yourself. Especially as mothers. As mothers we do everything. … Continue reading Don’t Apologize For Taking Care of Yourself